The Irish orphan boy in a Scottish home, a sequel to 'The way home'. by Margaret Fraser Barbour

The Irish orphan boy in a Scottish home, a sequel to 'The way home'.

byMargaret Fraser Barbour

Paperback | February 2, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872. Excerpt: ... HE words of a child are very much the echo of what surrounds him. Jamie's mind had run into the mould of Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress.". Above all books he loved it, and when in health would rise early to walk with Christian a stage of the road to the Celestial City. With his own large illustrated copy of the "Progress" for guide, well did he know his way through the Interpreter's House and up to the Palace Beautiful, past the chained lions by the porter's lodge, in among the holy family who kept the house provided by the Lord of the hill for the refreshment of pilgrims. Again, he would be hiding in the doleful valley to watch the onset of Apollyon, met and overcome by Christ's good soldier; now wandering with him on the Delectable Mountains, now resting in Beulah, and singing there of heaven. Thankfulness to God and man for care and love experienced was one of the good fruits of the Spirit in Jamie's soul. There was no complaining or murmuring; praise abounded. "I was just thinking," he said one morning, "how well off I am to what Jesus was. He had not a feather bed like this to lie on when he said, ' The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man hath not where to lay his head.'" To quote his favourite hymns would almost be to reprint his hymn-book. Never did we see the power of the singing of hymns to comfort as in that child's room. Through sleepless nights and painful days, praise was the very breath of his soul. Wasted to a shadow, and even when speaking was so much an effort that he paused between each word, he found a way to sing. When he was in health he had gone up to the house of a kind neighbour who had an accordion, and heard him play it. One evening some friends were met, and Jamie was sent up for the loan of t...

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Title:The Irish orphan boy in a Scottish home, a sequel to 'The way home'.Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217590713

ISBN - 13:9780217590716

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